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Forum: Spain
Jun 13th 2022, 2:26 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By Flyingbanana

Car or Motorcycle Storage near Alicante

Hi all.
We are looking to use Schengen 90/180 rules for a few years but would like to buy a car or m/bike in Spain & store/park it near Alicante Airport or Valencia. I have had a look on-line &...
Forum: Spain
Feb 17th 2022, 11:42 am
Replies: 110
Views: 6,089
Posted By Flyingbanana

Re: Driving licence exchange, latest news....

I absolutely voted to remain. I have now taken a rain check on immigration into Spain upon retirement end of 2023. Me an the other half will comply with schengen rules for a few years & who knows,...
Forum: Spain
Jan 12th 2022, 2:04 pm
Replies: 110
Views: 6,089
Posted By Flyingbanana

Re: Driving licence exchange, latest news....

And i guess it will be an extra test to gain your motorcycle license & so on. Brilliant.
Forum: Spain
Jan 7th 2022, 11:17 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,093
Posted By Flyingbanana

Re: Entry to UK from Spain - test and quarantine rules

it has defo stopped me booking loads of trips to Spain to the house plus site seeing & World Supebike events. I can remember a few years ago have about 5-6 hols all booked with flights, hire car &...
Forum: Spain
Nov 19th 2021, 9:59 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,919
Posted By Flyingbanana

Re: IPTV in Spain

my dear departed Mother in Law had the worlds biggest satellite dish install by an expat with loads of channels but each year she had to pay him money to allow her another year of channels. It all...
Forum: Spain
Nov 19th 2021, 8:58 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,054
Posted By Flyingbanana

Re: Gas boiler

i think if we changed to electric it would trip the electricity. Its so flakey in the house. Often trips when in shower & washing machine on then some one puts kettle on ....
Forum: Spain
Nov 10th 2021, 1:25 pm
Forum: Spain
Nov 10th 2021, 8:52 am
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By Flyingbanana

Re: Healthcare access & the Convenio Especial

Hi Lynn, thanks for this. It really does help clear things up. i did say ouch a few times whilst reading this but thanks any way
Forum: Spain
Nov 9th 2021, 3:27 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By Flyingbanana

Re: Healthcare access & the Convenio Especial

I think i am slowly getting to grips with the health doc's requirements to gain residentia. The way i think it would work for me & our lass , aged currently 52 & 56, who plan to move out to Spain...
Forum: Spain
Oct 12th 2021, 10:44 am
Replies: 13
Views: 772
Posted By Flyingbanana

Re: IDP when hiring Car

Thats exactly what im going to do. I don't leave anything to chance
Forum: Spain
Oct 11th 2021, 2:32 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 772
Posted By Flyingbanana

Re: IDP when hiring Car

I thought as much Joppa. There seems no reason for them to require the IDP other than the hoping customers do not read the small print & thn as you say, they can bump up the price. So tempted to play...
Forum: Spain
Oct 11th 2021, 12:30 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 772
Posted By Flyingbanana

IDP when hiring Car

All , i am in the process of booking a hire car at Alicante airport for December visit to Spain & looking at small print of a couple of companies & it looks like they require you to have an...
Forum: Spain
Oct 6th 2021, 1:26 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,478
Posted By Flyingbanana

Re: New traffic law approved in Spain

A very clever bit of kit.
Forum: Spain
Oct 6th 2021, 1:19 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,964
Posted By Flyingbanana

Re: Spanish motorcycle licence

Fingers crossed Fred
Forum: Spain
Oct 6th 2021, 11:15 am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,964
Posted By Flyingbanana

Forum: Spain
Oct 5th 2021, 11:51 am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,964
Posted By Flyingbanana

Angry Re: Spanish motorcycle licence

Thanks Bobd22 - unhappy now...... boo hoo
Forum: Spain
Oct 5th 2021, 11:19 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,478
Posted By Flyingbanana

Re: New traffic law approved in Spain

Me and the other half have a little joke phrase when going round roundabouts , even in the uk. As we are about to move from left to right on the r/about(in Spain), looking over our shoulders doing a...
Forum: Spain
Oct 5th 2021, 11:10 am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,964
Posted By Flyingbanana

Re: Spanish motorcycle licence

Thanks for reply Chipmonk - once this test is done, do you know if that allows us the entitlement we had on our UK Lic ie M/bikes etc , sorry to be a pain
Forum: Spain
Oct 5th 2021, 10:21 am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,964
Posted By Flyingbanana

Re: Spanish motorcycle licence

What a great question & something i had not thought about maybe cause our retirement plans are 1-3 years away. We already have a property in Spain & the plan was to retire in Spain.My partner & i...
Forum: Spain
Oct 4th 2021, 12:13 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,478
Posted By Flyingbanana

Re: New traffic law approved in Spain

Wow ! - that explains a lot... Thanks Fred. Note to self, stay right on all future roundabouts in Spain
Forum: Spain
Oct 4th 2021, 11:38 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,478
Posted By Flyingbanana

Re: New traffic law approved in Spain

On the subject of spanish driving regs - is it compulsory for Spanish drivers to go around round abouts in the outside lane even if they are going all the way round ?
Forum: Spain
Sep 29th 2021, 8:11 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,362
Posted By Flyingbanana

Re: Road travel to UK

Too right...Make an adventure of it. I rode my old Honda VFR NC24 from Sittingbourne,Kent to Poitiers, day 1 & Then to Teruel day 2 & then to Villena(40 mins up from Alicante ) day 3. 1100 miles,...
Forum: Spain
Sep 28th 2021, 9:13 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,362
Posted By Flyingbanana

Re: Road travel to UK

Alot of the hotels/hostals i have stopped in have underground parking which have the most superb steep slopes into them & sometimes go round corners. One in Burgos me & the other half stopped in was...
Forum: Spain
Sep 27th 2021, 1:59 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By Flyingbanana

Re: Tenerife antigen test, where cheaper?

On the Spanish main land i just went to a local farmacia & paid 30 euros for me and the other half(15 each). It was not a special farmacia but i guess some will not be doing
Forum: Spain
Sep 27th 2021, 11:40 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,362
Posted By Flyingbanana

Re: Road travel to UK

When you get to the hotel, ask for discount on parking. I have done it loads in Spain etc & put the bike in a corner that no cars can park, therefore not taking a bay. If there is no deal to be had...
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